Temple at Missouri College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/27/2018
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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The Temple Owls head to Mizzou Arena to take on the Missouri Tigers on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 4.5 point favorites.
Temple heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 8.8 as they are averaging 74.5 points per contest while giving up 65.7 per game. Missouri has an overall mark of 3-2. They are averaging 63.6 points per contest and giving up 65.6, which is a point differential of -2.0.
Valuable Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 1-4-1 against the spread this season
The Temple Owls are 2-4-0 against the over/under this year
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 1-4-0 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 2-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Temple Owls Injuries
11/09/18 F Arashma Parks Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
11/26/18 F Adam Wolf Undisclosed is questionable Tuesday vs Temple
11/26/18 G K.J. Santos Undisclosed is questionable Tuesday vs Temple
10/22/18 F Jontay Porter ACL is out for season
Levan Shawn Alston comes into this game averaging 17.8 points per contest while playing 36.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 34% while his free throw percentage is 100%. Quinton Rose averages 17.3 points per contest in 31.8 minutes per game. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Jordan Geist scores 12.8 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Mark Smith averages 11.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.0 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Temple averages 74.5 points per contest, which is 194th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 245th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 277th in the nation. They average 37.5 boards per contest and 15.7 assists per game, which ranks them 158th and 77th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 240th with 12.7 per game. The Owls allow 65.7 points per contest, which is 71st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 253rd and 290th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 82nd, and they allow 11.2 assists per game which puts them in 96th place in the country. They force 17.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 320th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Missouri is 324th in the nation with 63.6 points per contest this season. They are 292nd in the country in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -2.0. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 189th in the NCAA. They are 234th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.4 boards per contest and 291st in assists per game with 11.4. The Tigers are 133rd in turnovers per contest with 14.4. The Tigers give up 65.6 points per game, which ranks them 70th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 122nd and 286th in those defensive statistics. They rank 103rd with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 96th with 33.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 70th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per contest this year.
The Owls are 190th in the nation in offensive rating with 104. In terms of pace they are 156th in the country with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 257th. As a team they are 258th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 240th in Division 1. Temple is 246th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Missouri is 59th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 305th in the country in offensive rating with 94.6. In terms of pace they are 322nd in Division 1 with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 288th. As a team they are 285th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 181st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Temple/Missouri college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Temple +4.5
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